Federal lawmaker, Tony Nwulu Tuesday picked the nomination and expression of interest forms to vie for the Imo State governorship election on the platform of the United Progressive Party (UPP).
Nwulu secured the forms at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja where he was received by the party’s National Chairman, Chief Chekwas Okorie.
The Federal lawmaker had vowed to revive the ailing and redundant Imo economy to put back smiles on the faces of despondent Imolites and also appoint 80 percent of Imo Youths into his cabinet if elected Governor in 2019.
He initiated the Not Too Young To Run bill on the floor of the House of Representatives which was signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.The Act encourage active youth involvement in governance and leadership in Nigeria.
The lawmaker who hails from Ezinihitee Mbaise in Imo State had also shattered ethnic barriers prevalent in Nigerian politics to grab the House of Reps seat to represent Oshodi/Isolo Federal Constituency of Lagos State in the House of Representatives.
He had assured that a UPP led Government in Imo State will take proactive steps to restore the years the locusts has eaten.
He had said in a recent interview” The UPP hold out greater promise for Imo people. The symbol of the party which is the tiger symbolizes strength and power.
“We have come to take our State back. And only the strong together with the resolve of Imo people can achieve this. The UPP has been energized and fully prepared to take over power in Imo State in 2019.
“We are committed to enthroning genuine leadership, accountability, responsiveness and transparency in government” he stated